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Screening and Characterisation of Keratinase Enzyme Obtained From Keratin Degrading Microorganism Isolated From Sanjan Poultry Waste Dumping Soil

  title={Screening and Characterisation of Keratinase Enzyme Obtained From Keratin Degrading Microorganism Isolated From Sanjan Poultry Waste Dumping Soil},
  author={B. B. Agrawal and Mittal Dalal and Rofel Shri and G. M. Bilakhia},
A large amount of feather waste is generated from the poultry industry. This waste containing a considerable amount of keratin can be utilized by microorganisms thus leading to its environmentally safe disposal. The objective of the study was to isolate and identify a feather degrading bacterium from poultry farm soil, optimize the cultural conditions and partial purification of keratinase enzyme using ammonium sulphate precipitation, followed by exploring the applications. The study was… 

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